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religions and hidden cults of India

George Fletcher MacMunn

religions and hidden cults of India

by George Fletcher MacMunn

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Published by Neeraj Publishing House ; distributed by Art Books in Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • India -- Religion,
  • India -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sir George MacMunn
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 244 p., [24] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14057844M

      Supporters of Indian religious leader Ram Rahim riot in Panchkula after his conviction for rape. Photo: AFP Well, partly, it is the age-old global phenomenon of cults and their leaders. Ancient Origins articles related to Religions in the sections of history, archaeology, human origins, unexplained, artifacts, ancient places and myths and legends. Ancient Origins articles related to Religions, we investigate the creation beliefs of the major world religions and then address the controversies surrounding the account. (Page 1 of tag Religions).

    Books; Cults, Religion, and Violence; Cults, Religion, and Violence. Cults, Religion, and Violence. Get access. Asghar Ali Engineer Muslims and India. Transformation: An International Journal of Holistic Mission Studies, Vol. 23, Issue. 4, p. and offer insights into the general relationship between violence and religious cults in. Misinterpretations, Grand Rapids: Baker Books, This work is not divided by chapters on cults but rather takes each verse of Scripture that the cults may use and discusses the various cults and the methods of defending orthodox interpretations. Gerstner, John H., The Theology of the Major Sects, Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, File Size: 1MB.

    A parody religion or mock religion is a belief system that challenges the spiritual convictions of others, often through humor, satire, or burlesque (literary ridicule). Often constructed to achieve a specific purpose related to another belief system, a parody religion can be a parody of several religions, sects, gurus, cults, or new religious movements at the same time, or even a parody of no. Good book. Compilation of essays on a few cults and new religions, including the Church of Scientology, Transcendental Meditation, Unificationism, The Family International etc. Each essay follows the general formula of: introduction, history of the leader and movements, influences, downfall/future, conclusion. Informative and fun to read/5.


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By Lieut. Gen. Sir George MacMunn. Illustrated. New York: The Macmillan Company. Browse through our collection of books on Buddhism, Vedas, Upanishads and other religious Hindu Books for you to connect with the culture of the Indian Subcontinent. One of the most vague and unclear ideologies that exist in the world today, a cult is nothing but a large group of people with deviant behaviour and novel beliefs that is by large considered to be socially unacceptable.

Their eccentric behaviour may occur due to strange religious beliefs. This book, comprising 19 select essays by R. Champakalaksmi, presents a detailed and sober historical account of the evolution of religious culture in South India.

minority religious group whose beliefs and practices an outside observer. deems dangerous or strange. Historically, ‘cult’ was first recorded in English as reverence or homage to a. deity or saint, e.g. the ‘cult of Mary’ in the Roman Catholic Church. This book is very thorough and describes characteristics of cult leaders, recruitment and retention methods, impact of cult membership on individuals and families, departure from cults, and more.

Parents are quick to discuss the dangers of promiscuity, drugs, and alcohol before their children go off to college, but predatory religious /5(45). (shelved 2 times as religion-cults) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Want to Read saving. Surpassing the scope and the thoroughness of the first edition, this new edition of The Encyclopedia of Cults, Sects, and New Religions is the most wide-ranging and accessible resource on the historically significant and more obscure, sinister, and bizarre religious groups.

Including many entries by scholarly specialists, this volume explains more than 1, diverse groups and movements, from. Index of Cults and Religions. By the Staff of Watchman Fellowship, Inc. Introduction. This Index contains brief definitions, descriptions or cross references on over 1, religious organizations and beliefs, as well as world religions (including Christianity) and related doctrines.

The following books and novels will help people understand the roots of the major religions of India as well as the way that religion plays a part in modern Indian Culture Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

While religion is hard to define, one standard model of religion, used in religious studies courses, who defined it as a [ ] system of symbols which acts to establish powerful, pervasive, and long-lasting moods and motivations in men by formulating conceptions of a general order of existence and clothing these conceptions with such an aura of factuality that the moods and motivations seem.

In regards to this particular book Grant takes an eclectic approach which attempts to find in gematria values hidden links which lie between the ancient rites of Egypt, Crowley's A.'.A.'., Theosophy, Vedic/Tantric, ancient African cults and voudon Gnosis.5/5(3).

Religious nationalism is a subject of critical importance in much of the world today. Peter van der Veer's timely study on the relationship between religion and politics in India goes well beyond other books on this subject.

He brings together several disciplines—anthropology, history, social theory, literary studies—to show how Indian religious identities have been shaped by pilgrimage.

All cults in India are either supported by people who are under the blind faith of these frauds in disguise of religion and or some supporters have hundreds of crores of rupees from them in their business. so news about these cults are suppressed by media as they pay double the amount and buy air time on TV chanels.Encyclopedic Dictionary of Cults, Sects, and World Religions is arguably the most significant reference book on the subject to be published.

Formerly titled Dictionary of Cults, Sects, Religions, and the Occult, it provides reliable information on the history and beliefs of nearly every form of religion /5(17).A new religious movement (NRM) is a religious, ethical, or spiritual group or community with practices of relatively modern may be novel in origin or they may exist on the fringes of a wider religion, in which case they will be distinct from pre-existing ics identify a variety of characteristics which they employ in categorizing groups as new religious movements.